Jim Fanning

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Birthday
14, 1927
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 25, 2015 (87)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
14, 1927
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 25, 2015 (87)

About

Longtime Montreal Expos head coach and front office executive.

Before Fame

He attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa. After graduation, he played as a catcher in the minor leagues.

Trivia

In 1981, he led the Expos into the playoffs for the first time in over three decades.

Family Life

He was raised by his parents, Frank and Gladys Fanning.

Associated With

He is enshrined in the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame along with former Expos star Larry Walker.